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CHAD / VACCINATIONS

An estimated 50,000 returnees and refugees have settled in an isolated tip in south-eastern Chad known as Tissi. This area is a militarized zone, a buffer against cross-border banditry from neighbouring Sudan and the Central African Republic. It's also a semi-arid area and the large and sudden population influx seen in the past year creates [...]

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UN / CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

The top UN political affairs official told the Security Council that with nearly 1 million civilians driven from their homes by conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) and 2.2 million in need of humanitarian aid, lack of security, funding and access is hampering efforts by the United Nations and its partners to bring relief. [...]

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UN / PRINCE ZEID RA’AD ZEID AL-HUSSEIN

Ambassador Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan, President of the Security Council for this month, said that the situation of  Syrian refugees in his country is "extremely dire and significantly important" for his government, adding  that the issue would be raised once more in the Security Council in the coming days. UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / MILITARY ASSISTANCE

An Australian military aircraft, carrying some 30 000 kg of engineering equipment has arrived in Juba, South Sudan. Equipment will help strengthen defense perimeter around UN compounds across the country that currently provide shelter for some 60 000 civilians. UNMISS

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